The goals of this continuing education program are to update nurses’ knowledge about the care of post-anesthesia patients and to familiarize nurses with applicable The Joint Commission standards. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Name three important areas of concentration for assessing the post-anesthesia patient.
- List two complications specific to regional anesthesia.
- Identify the etiologies of six complications of general anesthesia and their treatments.